10-5. HOOD AND HINGE REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
Disconnect connector plug (11) from connector receptacle (7).
Remove two cotter pins (1), washers (2), hinge pins (13), and washers (2) from two upper hinge
halves (14) and lower hinge halves (12). Discard cotter pins (1).
Remove cotter pin (17), washer (18), hood prop rod (19), and washer (18) from hood (15). Discard
cotter pin (17).
Remove hood (15).
Perform steps 5 and 6 if replacing hinges.
Note position of hinge halves prior to removal, for installation.
Remove four capscrews (4), washers (3), two upper hinge halves (14), and hinge plates (16) from
Remove four locknuts (9), two hinge plates (8), four capscrews (5), washers (6), and two lower hinge
halves (12) from brackets (10). Discard locknuts (9).
Hood must be supported during removal and installation. Failure to
support hood may cause injury to personnel and damage to equipment.
Hood surface has a thin layer of gel coat that can seem cracked, in
a spiderweb pattern, due to hood flexing. No repair is necessary.
Any other cracks should be repaired to prevent further damage.
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Sealing compound (Appendix C, Item 45)
Three cotter pins (Appendix G, Item 17)
Four locknuts (Appendix G, Item 58)
Battery ground cable disconnected (para. 4-73).
Hood raised and secured (TM 9-2320-280-10).
General Safety Instructions
Hood must be supported during removal and
Perform steps 1 through 3 if hinges were removed.
Install two lower hinge halves (12) on brackets (10) with four washers (6), capscrews (5), two
plates (8), and four locknuts (9). Do not tighten locknuts (9).
Apply sealing compound to hinge plates (16) and install hinge plates (16) to hood (15).